Nifty·Updated on Aug 6, 2020. Posted on Apr 5, 201537 Ridiculously Awesome Things To Do In Your Backyard This SummerSummer is ready when you are.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed Top | Bottom Left | Bottom Right 1. Build a fairy garden. curlycraftymom.com snapguide.com It's a little bit of pure magic in your yard. Make one easily out of a birdbath or a tree stump. 2. Bury that trampoline. jumpyjoey.com It's actually safer than an above-ground trampoline, and much more aesthetically pleasing too. 3. Combine that in-ground trampoline with a SPLASH PAD. splashzonellc.com Epic times ahead. Head on over to Splash Zone for more info. 4. Play a game of kick croquet using hula hoops. chasing-fireflies.com Or buy the set here. 5. Make an inflatable pool fountain. ehow.com / Via thehairpin.com Get the full directions here. 6. Create a giant bubble with plastic sheeting and a fan. playathomemomllc.com / Via playathomemom3.blogspot.com Just be sure to supervise during this activity. 7. A tarp and sprinkler will create a fun splash pad for a slide. littlehandsbigwork.com The sprinkler keeps the tarp wet for a full day of fun splashing. 8. Make a race car track. nz.lifestyle.yahoo.com Instructions here. 9. Make an epic pillow quilt for backyard slumber parties/movie night. geekologie.com 10. Build a swimming pool out of bales of hay. goodshomedesign.com That's right. I said BALES OF HAY. 11. Host a picnic with vintage rugs. countryliving.com All your photo ops will look straight out of a Free People catalog. 12. Make a "wee village" garden. facebook.com Your child will have so much fun playing with this miniature village, and it's a great way to get them outside. 13. Make a butterfly feeder. ehow.com They luuuurrrve overripe fruit! 14. Cover rusted swingset chains with pool noodles. earthmamasworld.com They also add a little pop of color to an otherwise drab backyard. 15. Play a refreshing game of water balloon piñatas. milkallergymom.blogspot.com 16. Sunflower forts > blanket forts. Flickr: hartlandlibraryvt At least in the summer. 17. Make a convertible sandpit/seating area out of pallets. rodrigobarba.com rodrigobarba.com The full tutorial is here. 18. Use your slackline for zip-lining instead. bring-the-kids.com 19. Build a rope bridge. letthechildrenplay.net Get more information here. 20. Or a rope course. ashleyannphotography.com 21. Make giant bubbles that bounce. diyncrafts.com It's also a scintillating science project. 22. This reading nook will give you so many enjoyable future summers. vintagerevivals.com 23. If you've got the landscaping skills, build a secret passageway. sunset.com 24. Create a garden teepee. kirstenrickert.com 25. Or a willow den. littletrekkers.co.uk 26. Create your own mini golf course. ehow.com 27. For your summer BBQ: Make a game of beer pong battleship created out of styrofoam. lifehackable.com Take a shot when a ship is sunk. 28. Write an inspirational quote on a brick wall with moss graffiti. craftingagreenworld.com Get the recipe here. 29. Make a giant rug loom out of an old wooden frame. mymommymakesit.blogspot.com mymommymakesit.blogspot.com 30. Angry Birds IRL is actually much funner than the phone version. culdesaccool.com 31. Don't have a pool? Make a water blob! clumsycrafter.com Get the directions here. 32. Get the whole family in on a game of Twister. sassystyleredesign.com Spray paint isn't awesome for your lawn, but all the fun you have will make it 100% worth it. 33. Spring for a giant inflatable movie screen. amazon.com It's 12 feet wide, people. 34. Use cardboard boxes for a drive-in movie night. craftymoods.com You'll be hosting the ultimate sleepovers. 35. Turn your shed into a livable space. housetohome.co.uk 36. Create a puppet theater out of vines and tree stumps. artsymama.blogspot.com Nature play at its best. 37. Hide your pool. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF m.ifunny.mobi Possibly more ridiculous than awesome, but one can dare to dream. Want awesome DIY tips in your inbox four times a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!